Big Trailer Rentals

Career Opportunities at Big Trailer Rentals


Trailer Maintenance Technician

OPENING STATEMENT
Do you want to partner with a growing company, where your skills and abilities will be rewarded? Do you want opportunity for growth?  Are you an independent worker, who is focused on completing tasks right the first time, all the time?  Our technicians provide superior service on all our trailers, while providing outstanding customer support. They work on all trailers from front to back, top to bottom. We do everything from light paint touchup, to brake and electrical repairs, to creating custom-fit items for our trailers.  Big Trailer Rentals is looking for well-trained and highly organized professionals who take pride in their workmanship, can multi-task effectively and perform various activities as required each and every day.  Successful candidates will be responsible for maintaining a fleet of flat-bed and cargo trailers.
 
At Big Trailer Rentals, our core values of Safety and outstanding Customer Service have provided a solid foundation for years. We are looking for safety conscious mechanics with the ability to work as a team. We care about our technician’s safety and career growth and demonstrate these via safety practices at each site, as well as providing an environment which fosters innovation and independence.  So ask yourself, are you ready to partner with a company who will partner with you?  If so, check us out!  


SUMMARY
The Trailer Technician is responsible for performing preventative maintenance procedures and minor repairs on flat-bed and cargo trailers with little or no supervision. Such procedures and repairs include: welding, brake repair, electrical system repair, minor body repairs, and tire & wheel mounting and repair, and inspections to maintain compliance with the standards set by the U.S. Department of Transportation.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Meets daily with sales personnel to discuss filling upcoming orders, equipment returns and any equipment repair
  • Oversees receiving responsibilities, including storing and retrieving inventory
  • Repairs and maintains flat-bed and cargo trailers to include tire mount / dismount / flat repair / pressure checks, trailer inspections / pressure washing / painting / replacement of winch batteries.
  • Performs mechanical work consisting of maintenance and repair of axles and bearings
  • Performs minor electrical work such as tracing and troubleshooting brake and lighting issues
  • Custom fabricates and modifies tire mounts, couplers, trailer frame, hinges and other trailer parts
  • Reports inventory levels
  • Works in a safe manner
  • Other duties may be assigned

 
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
None.
 
QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
A High School diploma or general education degree (GED); or two years verifiable equipment maintenance related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience in equipment maintenance and repair.
 
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Strong work ethic and a desire to succeed
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail and highly organized
  • One to two years welding experience including fabrication of metal parts and assemblies
  • Two years of electrical troubleshooting and repair on trailers
  • One to two years repair and maintenance on trailers

 
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS

  • A valid driver’s license issued in state of employment
  • Current forklift license is desired

 
LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, customers, and the potential customers. Communicates with a wide range of individuals from yard staff to upper management.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, and volume.
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus. Must operate equipment such as forklift, hand tools, welding equipment and tractor.
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to oil, grease, electricity and welding gases/fumes. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. The employee may be exposed to extremes in temperature and environmental conditions. The employee may work in a shop or yard.

The candidate must be able to pass a pre-employment background check and drug test.
 
Big Trailer Rentals is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type:

  • Full-time
  • 40+ hours / week

Work Location:

  • One location - Winchester, CA

Pay Frequency:

  • Biweekly

Pay Scale:

  • Commensurate with experience

Hire Date:

  • March 31, 2020

Application Deadline:

  • March 10, 2020

To Apply for this opportunity, write a brief statement explaining your experience or education that relates to this job opportunity and send it along with your resume to: Debra@BigTrailerRentals.com

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